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Mental illness, poverty haunted Afghan policewoman who killed American

Fatima, 13, holds a picture of her mother Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor at a police headquarters, at her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Fatima, 13, holds a picture of her mother Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor at a police headquarters, at her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Fatima, 13, holds a picture of her mother Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor at a police headquarters, at her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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A portrait of Afghan policewoman Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor, hangs on a wall of her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A portrait of Afghan policewoman Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor, hangs on a wall of her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A portrait of Afghan policewoman Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor, hangs on a wall of her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Fatima, 13, holds a picture of her mother Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor at a police headquarters, at her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Fatima, 13, holds a picture of her mother Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor at a police headquarters, at her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Fatima, 13, holds a picture of her mother Narges Rezaeimomenabad, suspected of killing a U.S. contractor at a police headquarters, at her home in Kabul December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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